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It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a
statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious
to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look,
which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the
highest of arts. Every man is tasked to make his life, even in its details,
worthy of the contemplation of his most elevated and critical hour.
-- Henry David Thoreau, "Where I Live"
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It is sweet to let the mind unbend on occasion.
-- Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace)
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It is the business of little minds to shrink.
-- Carl Sandburg
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It is the business of the future to be dangerous.
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It is the nature of extreme self-lovers, as they will
set an house on fire, and it were but to roast their eggs.
-- Francis Bacon
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It is the quality rather than the quantity that matters.
-- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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It is the wisdom of crocodiles, that shed tears when they would devour.
-- Francis Bacon
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It is the wise bird who builds his nest in a tree.
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It is through symbols that man consciously or unconsciously
lives, works and has his being.
-- Thomas Carlyle
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It is true that if your paperboy throws your paper into the bushes for five
straight days it can be explained by Newton's Law of Gravity. But it takes
Murphy's law to explain why it is happening to you.